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Gordon Falls lookout and picnic area

Blue Mountains National Park


Family-friendly Gordon Falls lookout and picnic area offers scenic valley views, birdwatching, walking and a playground, in Leura, near Blue Mountain National Park.

Blue Mountains National Park
What to
Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
Please note

Gordon Falls picnic area is manged by Blue Mountains City Council.

Gordon Falls lookout and picnic area is a popular spot for a family day-trip, offering sweeping views, excellent birdwatching, a playground for the kids, and bushwalks into the national park.

From the lookout, the waterfall plunges over a 200m drop. Gaze across to the impressive views of Mount Solitary and Kings Tableland. While taking in the magnificent panorama, look to the skies for peregrine falcons, circling high on valley thermals. Closer to ground, lyrebirds are often seen foraging in the forest litter.

Grab the camera for some family snaps to add to the photo album, before enjoying a relaxing picnic. If you’re keen to stretch your legs, there’s no shortage of walks including Lyrebird Dell - Pool of Siloam. Remember to take your binoculars if you want to bird watch.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

Conservation program:

Bush Trackers

Bush Trackers was created to encourage children to engage with the environment in and around the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage area. This program highlights the natural and cultural splendour of the greater Blue Mountains through education initiatives and bushwalks.

Charles Darwin walk, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton

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Blue Mountains City Tourism

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Escarpement views along Prince Henry Cliff Walk, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/OEH